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Old 07-18-2012, 01:42 PM   #83
LanceSA
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Location: East London, South Africa
Oddometer: 80
I installed the Kouba link and dropped the forks 20 mm but then I had to shorten the side stand too. I found that the suspension 'settled in' after a period. With the link lowering the bike 41 mm (claimed, not measured but that feels about right) the side stand was way to high. Ended up taking about 40 mm out.
I had a machine shop turn me a plug that fitted into the 2 halves of the cut side stand but left a central ridge on the plug. So it couldn't slip further into either section. A small weld was then put in place and some black aerosol. Bobs your uncle.
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